Title 9. Civil Code Ancillaries

Code Book III. Of the Different Modes of Acquiring the Ownership of Things

Code Title IV. Conventional Obligations or Contracts

Chapter 1. Louisiana Uniform Electronic Transactions Act



9:2603      Scope


A. Except as otherwise provided in Subsection B of this Section, this Chapter applies to electronic records and electronic signatures relating to a transaction. 


B. This Chapter shall not apply to: 


(1) A transaction to the extent it is governed by a law governing the creation and execution of wills, codicils, or testamentary trusts. 


(2) A transaction to the extent it is governed by the provisions of Title 10 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. 


(3) (Reserved). 


(4)(a) Repealed by Acts 2021, No. 68, § 3, eff. Jan. 1, 2022


(b) Any notice of any of the following: 


(i) The cancellation or termination of utility services, including water, heat, and power. 


(ii) Default, acceleration, repossession, foreclosure, or eviction, or the right to cure, under a credit agreement secured by, or a rental agreement for, a primary residence of an individual. 


(iii) The cancellation or termination of health insurance or benefits or life insurance benefits, excluding annuities. 


(iv) Recall of a product, or material failure of a product, that risks endangering health or safety. 


(c) Any document required to accompany any transportation or handling of hazardous materials, pesticides, or other toxic or dangerous materials. 


(d) Publications required by law to be published in the official journals provided for in Chapter 2, 4, or 5 of Title 43 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes of 1950. 


C. This Chapter applies to an electronic record or electronic signature otherwise excluded from the application of this Chapter under Subsection B of this Section to the extent it is governed by a law other than those specified by Subsection B of this Section. 


D. A transaction subject to this Chapter is also subject to other applicable substantive law. 


Added by Acts 2001, No. 244, § 1, eff. July 1, 2001. Amended by Acts 2014, No. 606, § 2; Acts 2016, No. 409, § 1; Acts 2021, No. 68, § 2, eff. Jan. 1, 2022.